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Car Mart No Longer Mazda Agents In Sri Lanka ?

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Colonial Motors (Ceylon) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of COLO is appointed as importer and distributor for Mazda vehicles in Sri Lanka and Maldives according to a stock exchangge filing. Note, the word exclusive has not been used.

Will we have two agents or are CA*MAR* no longer the agents.

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One or two agents, i just hope they do justice to the brand. So far performance of the present agent has been appalling to say the least!

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If so, situation is very fair for the vehicle owners and future customers. Guess two other brands badly need the local dealership change.

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Let's hope same goes for Peugeot too.

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Oh thank god. Maybe the new agent might hire some mechanics with an IQ that's slightly better than that of a goldfish.

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Sri Lanka's Colonial Motors bags Mazda agency

June 16, 2012 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's listed Colonial Motors Plc, said it had bagged the agency for Japan's Mazda Motor Corporation.

The firm said a deal appointing it as the importer and distributor of Mazda vehicles for Sri Lanka and the Maldives was signed on June 11.

Sri Lanka recently hiked taxes on motor vehicles after the island's currency peg came under pressure from a spike in credit taken to manipulate energy prices.

http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/fullstory.php?nid=1471536909

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Colonial Motors - present agents of KIA right?

we've been hearing quite a few negative comments. Wonder how things will change for Mazda.

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Colonial Motors - present agents of KIA right?

we've been hearing quite a few negative comments. Wonder how things will change for Mazda.

Kia is Kia Lanka i think..... I think it used to be the LR agent

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The firm said a deal appointing it as the importer and distributor of Mazda vehicles for Sri Lanka and the Maldives was signed on June 11.

MINIACE

As the word sole importer or distributor is not used,

I think that C*rm*rt will be able to Mazdas too.

After all does anyone who use VWs go there as long as Senok and the guy near that cement plant are around :D

Fianly can recomend a Mazda to somebody.

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Car-Mar* showed very poor show. May be due to very old day management thinking.

KIA and Mazda have a relationship which runs from 1960s. (Mazda played a role in design very first

KIAs).

We cannot comment on new agent, Will see (Another Carmar* ?)

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KIA and Mazda have a relationship which runs from 1960s. (Mazda played a role in design very first

KIAs).

you make it sound like they had an affair and gave birth to some illegitimate children.

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There’s a saying “The known devil is better than the unknown angel”

I just hope that the new agent will do some just to a very good brand. Good luck Colonial motors – Will back you guys up, just make sure you do justice to the band and the profits will follow .

PS . Like of the members have stated, get some good mechanics.

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Only thing wrong at carmart mazda is not there mechanics its the foreman in charge .When you know too much you do stupid things like replacing an ecu for a fault in the wiring harness,thats the type of experienced people you get .

As far as peugeot goes there are fair amount of people who repair them or try to modify the system ,but in the end when the car is screwed it ends up in carmart .Mazda deserves a better agent.

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Colonials win Mazda agency

June 16, 2012, 4:35 pm

Colonial Motors PLC has won the Mazda agency for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, the company said in a stock exchange filing on Friday.

This agency was previously held by Car Mart.

The filing said that Colonial Motors PLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Colonial Motors (Ceylon) Ltd. has by an agreement signed on June 11 has been made an importer and distributor of the Mazda Motor Corporation and NBK Corporation of Japan.

Colonials hold the Korean Kia and Italian Fiat agencies and deals in Land Rover spares.

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The idiot journalist must've driven past Colonial and seen the Kia showroom next door and imagined they are the same company :speechless-smiley-004:

Kia Motors is a wholly owned subsidiary of Colonial. :)

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Kia Motors is a wholly owned subsidiary of Colonial. :)

wholly colonial subsidiaries, Batman.

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Hope they put up a decent workshop with some mechanics who knows his Mazda. Judging by the number of cars I see on the street, it will not be in vain for them to do the investment.

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Remember the old sri lankan saying "inguru deela miris gattha wagey"?

I have a gut feeling that taking the dealership from Carmart and giving it to Colonial Motors might be a good example for the above saying :)

Edited by Crosswind

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Members,

Today Lankadeepa news paper page 12 Carmart had advertised to say they still are the agents for Mazda vehicles and carry all spares this is a bogus story to say they had lost the Mazda agency.

Sylvi Wijesinghe.

Edited by Sylvi
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Members,

Today Lankadeepa news paper page 12 Carmart had advertised to say they still are the agents for Mazda vehicles and carry all spares this is a bogus story to say they had lost the Mazda agency.

Sylvi Wijesinghe.

IMO as i have said before, as it says c*l*nial motors is an importer and distributor of the Mazda Motor Corporation, not the sole importer and distributor,

It seems that C*rm*rt can still keep their business going.

This is just regarding the interpretation of the sentences said here,

I don't have any info about what is really going on.

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Edited by Clark's son

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Checked straight with C*rma*t. They are still agents for Mazda. Sri Lanka has two agents for Mazda according to them.

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what i heard was that carmart willcontinue to be an agent for mazda for a transition period(no idea how long).. after which c*l*nial motors will eventually be the sole agent..

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Nothing gets the consumer better service like some healthy competition

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saw some new mazda banners and flags on car*art showroom, all around the showroom today.

Felt like, that they've suddenly found that there was a brand with them, called mazda.

Simply :( couldn't stop laughing by the poor effort.

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